NEW MUSIC: Cowsuit – Six Years From Crying
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NEW MUSIC: Cowsuit – Six Years From Crying

Here’s a great, ramshackle country song that rolls along on the momentum of its melody, sung by a certain Evan Dando. As songwriter Nic Dalton explains, the song came about when ex Lemonheads bassist Jesse Peretz asked Dalton to compose a song for a short film of his. From one Lemonheads bassist to the next, … Continue reading

SOUNDS OF THE SILVER SCREEN: Country & folk music in film
Americana / Article / Country / Features / Folk

SOUNDS OF THE SILVER SCREEN: Country & folk music in film

Sounds Of The Silver Screen Soundtracks always play a crucial part in establishing mood, location and emotion in film, and country and folk music is purpose-built for filling that role – whether it’s adding colour to a bar-room brawl, chronicling broken hearts or conveying the power and fragility of nature and the great outdoors. The golden … Continue reading

NEWS: Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts documentary out this month
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NEWS: Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts documentary out this month

This sounds fascinating, a documentary film on Jim Lauderdale directed by Australian filmmaker Jeremy Dylan. The film is available to PRE-ORDER as a digital download, Vimeo rental or DVD. PRESS RELEASE: Jim Lauderdale, the two-time Grammy winning hit Nashville songwriter and icon of Americana music, is set to mark his 25th year of record-making with the release … Continue reading

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WATCH: Gram Parsons ‘Fallen Angel’ Documentary

Fallen Angel (2004) was made by director and musician Gandulf Hennig and American music journalist, musician and biographer Sid Griffin. Friends, contemporaries and devotees of Gram Parsons talk about the importance of his work and the bizarre circumstances of his early death. Rare footage of his performances shows why Gram Parsons has become a legend. Interviewees include Gram’s … Continue reading